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Mrs. Brown received her Master’s of Social Work from the University of Maryland at Baltimore. Following her graduate training, she was employed by Wicomico County Department of Social Services, serving in Child Protective Services as a lead sex abuse investigator. Mrs. Brown also worked for 10 years as a family therapist in the Child and Adolescent Addictions Program for the Wicomico County Health Department. She developed and implemented school-based treatment programs and participated in school collaborative trainings to improve identification of high risk youth. As a family therapist, Mrs. Brown provided agency based therapy to children, adolescents, and adults before returning to the mental health field. For 18 years, Mrs. Brown worked at PRMC and Sheppard Pratt serving the mental health community. Following early retirement from Sheppard Pratt, she joined Atlantic Psychological Practice in 2016. Her interests include individual therapy, couples therapy, family therapy, and small group therapy.
Mrs. Ford received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Immaculata University In 2005. She earned her master's degree in social work from Salisbury University in 2009. She gained invaluable experience from many local internships and summer positions, including working as an Intensive Outpatient Provider, Psychiatric Rehabilitation Provider, Mental Health Therapist, and Foster Care and Adoption Worker. Following her education, she was employed as an In-Home Family Services Caseworker and a Truancy and DJS Court Liaison for the Department of Social Services in Wicomico County. Mrs. Ford went on to work as a child, adolescent, and family Mental Health Therapist with Chesapeake Healthcare (formerly TLC) in Princess Anne. She provided school-based and office based therapy (including play-focused therapy) and summer program services to local youth. Mrs. Ford enjoys working closely with children and adolescents struggling with anxiety, depression, adjustment disorders, and ADHD. She values incorporating faith within her treatment framework as accepted by the client.
Mrs. Oakley received her Master's degree in Social Work form the University of Maryland at Baltimore. She completed her Master's internship at the Worcester County Health Department working with children and adolescents in the school-based treatment program. Mrs. Oakley continued to work at the Worcester County Health Department for several years until she joined Atlantic Psychological Practice in 2004. Mrs. Oakley has clinical experience in working predominately in outpatient mental health with children, adolescents, adults, and families. Other experiences include working at Coastal Hospice providing support to terminally ill patients and their families. Mrs. Oakley's areas of professional interest include: women's issues, blended families, grief, adjustment issues, dealing with chronic illness, ADHD, improving academic success, and faith-based counseling. Mrs. Oakley has been licensed as a social worker in Maryland since 1998.
Dr. Bonner received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Adelphi University in Garden City, NY. He completed his clinical internship at South Oaks Hospital in Amityville, NY, where he worked on adolescent, adult, and chemical dependency units. Dr. Bonner has worked as a school psychologist in the Danbury, CT Public School System and has held positions at Hall-Brooke Hospital in Westport, CT, and Four Winds Hospital in Katonah, NY, where he developed and directed an adolescent partial hospitalization program. Dr. Bonner's professional interests include: anxiety disorders, depression, individual, family, and couples therapy. He is a member of the following professional organizations: American Psychological Association and Maryland Psychological Association. Dr. Bonner has been licensed since 1990.
Dr. Todd earned a M.A. in child study from Tufts University in Medford, MA. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical/school psychology from Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY. He completed his clinical internship at the Astor Day Treatment Program in the Bronx, NY, where he worked with severely emotionally disturbed children. His school psychology internship was completed in elementary, middle, and high schools. Dr. Todd has worked in a therapeutic preschool, co-taught kindergarten, provided psychological services at a day treatment program for children, and has provided treatment on the lower Eastern Shore since 1989. Dr. Todd's professional interests include: Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, cognitive behavioral therapy, parenting, anxiety, and depression. He is a member of the following professional organizations: the American Psychological Association, Fellow of the Maryland Psychological Association, and Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Dr. Todd has been a licensed psychologist in Maryland since 1991 and has over 30 years of experience providing mental health services.